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Kosovo

Discussion in 'Travel' started by 1 big skeeter, Feb 24, 2010.

  1. Feb 24, 2010 at 7:00 AM
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    1 big skeeter

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    Here's a few of my time in Kosovo 2/02 - 5/03.

    Leaving Zurich for Pristina
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    Russian MI-8...what a leaking, rattle yer teeth loose POS that is....
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    Most cars/trucks are diesel.
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    Nothing like holding a concrete roof up with a bunch of sticks
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    In front of UN headquarters - UNMIK-United Nations Mission in Kosovo
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    Cruise missile = instant renovation
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    Quals at the Close Protection Unit Range - It's only -10 degrees
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    Detention Center = Maximum Security Prison-where the war criminals are jailed-my 1st duty station
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    Round like a donut
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    Tallest smokestack in Europe
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    Right across the street from my "accommodation"
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    Serbian Artillery Bunker after it was hit by a US 2000lb LGB ouch!
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    Glad I wasn't in this when it was raked by an AK47
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    Guarding the UN SRSG
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    Oblique power plant-1 generator running-power on 2hr,
    off 4hr 24/7.....UGH!
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    Training the Close Protection Unit w/MP5 at the Oblique Range +5 degrees
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    How it's done...
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    Best Language Assistant (LA=translator) in Kosovo
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    KPSS-Kosovo Police Service School in Vushtrri-Int'l Instructors School
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    View of the mountains from Camp Bondsteel, USA. At the time, the largest Army Post in Europe.
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    Car bombs, machine gun fire, STONED with ACTUAL ROCKS, hand grenades, and RPG's.

    God it's good to be back in the USA!!!!!!!
     
  2. Feb 24, 2010 at 7:04 AM
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    Burgman

    Burgman I KEEEEEL YOU

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